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Soviet Union Research Guide - Ms. Schoeplein: Krushchev Years

A guide for the subfreshmen class of 2023 regarding the Soviet Union.

What you'll find on this page

This page contains topic-specific books and resources for the topics Destalinization, the “Krushev Thaw,” and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Try searching the following search terms:

Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985

Krushev; Kruschev; (full name is Nikita Kruschev)

Cuban Missile Crisis

Names of foreign policy initiatives: “détente,” “containment.”


The Krushev "Thaw"

The Cuban Missile Crisis